Vegan Chickpea Flour Pancakes

Dive into a savory, protein-packed start to your day with these easy-to-make Chickpea Flour Pancakes. Perfect for those seeking gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options, this recipe is not only quick but also nutritious, offering a good balance of carbs, protein, and fiber.

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Recipe Overview

  • Nutrition (per serving): 252 kcal, 4g Fats, 39g Carbs, 14g Protein, 8g Fiber
  • Cook Time: 10 mins (5 mins prep + 5 mins cook)
  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Dietary Tags: Gluten-Free (GF), Dairy-Free (DF), Vegan (V), Quick (Q)

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  • 1 ⅓ cup (120g) chickpea flour
  • 1 cup (240ml) water
  • 1 tsp. ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp. chili flakes
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup (150g) cherry tomatoes
  • Hot sauce (optional)


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  1. In a food processor, combine chickpea flour, water, turmeric, and chili flakes. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour the batter into a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir in the sliced onions.
  3. Heat ¼ tbsp. olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Pour ¼ of the batter to form a pancake. Cook for 3 minutes, then flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes until done. Repeat with the remaining batter.
  4. In another skillet, sear the cherry tomatoes until warmed through.
  5. Serve the pancakes with the cherry tomatoes on top and a drizzle of hot sauce if desired.

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Tips & Serving Suggestions

  • For an extra protein kick, consider adding a dollop of vegan yogurt or a sprinkle of hemp seeds on top.
  • These pancakes are great for meal prep; they reheat well in a toaster or skillet.


Final Thoughts

Chickpea Flour Pancakes offer a delightful twist to traditional pancakes, bringing both nutrition and flavor to your morning routine. Whether you’re fueling up for a busy day or enjoying a leisurely brunch, these pancakes are sure to satisfy your taste buds and nutritional needs.

Alex from Eat Those Plants
Alex from Eat Those Plants

My name is Alex and I'm a passionate advocate of a whole food plant-based lifestyle. Since losing over 40 pounds on a vegan diet I've created the Eat Those Plants website to help you look good and feel great by putting more plants on your plate!